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Vocational Rehabilitation

Nebraska VR is an eligibility program that helps people with physical, mental, intellectual, emotional, and learning disabilities to identify their strengths and abilities to help locate job opportunities. They offer customized and individualized services that are customized to meet your specific needs and job goal. They can provide training and the supports necessary to help you succeed.

Location and Contact:

3901 N 27th St # 6 

Lincoln, NE

402‐471‐3231

YWCA

To utilize the YWCA, participants should visit the American Job Center, Ste. 205, 3rd Floor at 1111 O Street (SCC Campus Downtown/Centrum Building/Energy Square) in Downtown Lincoln. If eligible, you will then be issued vouchers that can be used at any Goodwill Lincoln location for employment clothing, accessories, and shoes. Job Outfitters is open Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. It is open to both women and men.

Location and Contact:

2620 O St. St.  

Lincoln, NE

402‐434‐3494 for more information regarding the program

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

American Job Center offers a variety of ways to help you find and train for jobs. Listed below are a few of their options.

Job Training for Adults: Assistance for low-income adults to identify and finance job training. 

Job Training for Dislocated Workers: Assistance for individuals unemployed due to a layoff or business closing to identify and finance job training.

Job Training for Youth (YESS): Assistance for low-income youth to identify and Finance education and job training.

Training for Green Jobs: Assistance to eligible youth and adults to identify and finance training in Green Construction and Energy Efficiency occupations.

Finding A Job: Access to the Nebraska Department of Labor's Job Listings.   

Filing for Unemployment: Access to the Nebraska Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance System  

Location and Contact:

1111 O Street, Ste 205 

Lincoln, NE

402-441-1660

Community Action Partnership

The Employment Readiness Training program is to help unemployed and underemployed individuals find and secure full-time employment. Using individuals' skills as a starting point, they help with resume building, cover letter development, job search skills, and interview skills and etiquette. When necessary, individuals are also referred to our GED Training Program or our Computer Learning Lab to gain the education and skills needed to be ready for employment.

Location and Contact:

210 O Street 

Lincoln, NE

402-875-9348 

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life. Offers a stipend bi-weekly for spending money. Room and board provided. 

Location and Contact:

941 O Street Ste 723 

Lincoln, NE

402-438-5774

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